|Proud years - Wellcome Library|
A film which shows how practical steps can be taken to encourage old people to lead useful lives despite old age, illness or injury. The film begins with a series of elderly people describing their active lives. The film shows the case study of Mrs Lewis, partially paralysed by a stroke, and how she becomes more active again. Other elderly people are shown and it is pointed out that having a strong will and a desire to fight to recover are two of the most important factors in keeping an elderly ...
Keywords: Physical Therapy Modalities; Stroke; Rehabilitation; Geriatrics; Geriatrics; Medical sciences; Physical Therapy Modalities; Stroke; Rehabilitation; Geriatrics; Medical
|Still going places - Wellcome Library|
Demonstrates practical ways in which chronically ill or acutely disabled patients of advanced years can be helped to live useful, self-sufficient lives. The film uses case studies from various patients who have become inactive and needed rehabilitation. 5 segments.
Keywords: Rehabilitation; Geriatrics; Physical Therapy Modalities; Geriatrics; Rehabilitation; Geriatrics; Physical Therapy Modalities; Health care personnel
|War Neuroses : Netley Hospital,1917 - Wellcome Library|
Shows the symptomatology of shell-shock in 18 British other rankers and its treatment by two leading R.A.M.C. neurologists in two British military hospitals towards the end of the First World War. Captions tell us the men's names, rank, medical condition, details of their symptoms and how long it took to complete the cure, which in one case was in two and a half hours. Clinical features shown include a variety of ataxic and hysterical gaits hysterical paralyses, contractures and anaesthesias fac...
Keywords: World War, 1914-1918; Hospitals, Military; Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation; World war; Armed forces; World War, 1914-1918; Hospitals, Military; Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation; Medicine